Bindi Irwin, the daughter of late conservationist and TV personality Steve Irwin, and her husband Chandler Powell welcomed their daughter, Grace Warrior Irwin Powell in March 2021. Powell described her birth as “the best moment” of his life. Grace’s middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to Steve Irwin and his legacy as a wildlife warrior. The couple regularly post photos of their daughter’s wildlife encounters with koalas, turtles and their dog.
Bindi and Powell were married in March 2020 and make a great team, according to a source who added, “Chandler has already been the most supportive and involved dad”. The insider also noted the couple’s excitement at showing Grace all their animals and taking her for nature walks. Grace was born on their first wedding anniversary, which made the day even more special to the couple.
Bindi’s brother Robert Irwin posted an Instagram message about the arrival of his niece, saying she has “the two best parents in the world”. He described her mother as “incredible, caring and strong” and her father as “the funnest, coolest and kindest Dad”. He added that he cannot wait for the exciting journey ahead with Grace.
The Crikey! It’s the Irwins star described Grace as “our graceful warrior”, and said she already has “such a kind soul just like her dad”. The baby’s name has special family meaning; Grace is named after Bindi’s great-grandmother and relatives in Chandler’s family dating back to the 1700s, Grace’s middle names, Warrior Irwin, are a tribute to Steve Irwin, and her last name is Powell. Bindi’s tribute to her father also includes continuing his wildlife conservation work.